Movies like Manhunt 1976

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Manhunt (1976)
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Manhunt (1976)
Original name: 君よ憤怒の河を渉れ
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A tough police detective is falsely accused of corruption, and goes on the run to clear his name. He is assisted by the beautiful daughter of a rich man.
Plot: mental institution, chase, on the run, false accusation, human experimentation, escape, trap, bear attack
Place: hokkaido

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and exciting films with plots about chase, on the run, murder, chases and races, escape, crimes and crime mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Manhunt: Golden Slumber (2010), Thieves After Dark (1984), Hatya (1988), My Brother's Gun (1997), Marked Man (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Golden Slumber (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: When easy-going Aoyagi meets an old friend for a fishing trip, he ends up drugged, framed for the Prime Minister's assassination, and on the run from corrupt cops. It's only the beginning of what quickly becomes the worst, weirdest day of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: manhunt, false accusation, uncover truth, disorder, assassination, life turned upside down, wrong place wrong time, dishonesty, life is a bitch, danger, chase, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Thieves After Dark (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A crime story set in Paris about a Bonnie-and-Clyde couple -- how they got together and how they are pursued for a murder they never committed.
Plot: neo noir, voyeur, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, accidental death, on the run, chase, couples, falsely accused, nihilist, nihilism
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.9
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Hatya (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: After the passing away of his wife, Sheila, and child, Raja, Sagar takes to drinking as well as singing and dancing at weddings and special occasions. Intoxicated heavily after one such event, he comes across a young male child lying in a garbage ...
Plot: escape, on the run, false accusation, murder, police station, child witness, affection, murderer, sign language, police officer, jail, handcuffs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
My Brother's Gun (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager finds a gun loaded with three bullets and shoots at the guard of a supermarket when he discovers it stealing a comic. In his escape along the road he meets a girl who has tried to commit suicide without success and both decide to take a ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: false accusation, murder, on the run, youth, criminal heroes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, strong violent content, on the road, lovers on the run, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Stray Cat Rock: Crazy Rider '71 (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Toshiya Fujita brings the five film Stray Cat Rock series to a highly enjoyable end. Like his previous instalment, Wild Jumbo, Beat ’71 is an easy going youth drama that does not follow Yasuharu Hasebe’s wild gang film path. Instead Fujita deals ...
Plot: abandoned mine, knife fight, man hits a woman, fistfight, head injury, boy, photographer, dynamite, mayor, threatened with a gun, rock band, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 278
Marked Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A jailed auto mechanic must run for his life after he witnesses the murder of a fellow inmate by two prison guards.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: frame up, murder, chase, crime, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, criminal heroes, deadly, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 326
Yaraana (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Lalita (Madhuri Dixit) is married under duress from her maternal uncle, Madhi (Tej Sapru) to a cruel and possessive man, JB (Raj Babbar).
Style: remake of american film
Plot: assumed dead, presumed dead, escape, starting over, faked death, new identity, kidnapping, obsession, on the run, obsessive love, false name
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Eddie Macon's Run (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Macon is running from a nightmare... running to a dream... running for his life and his time is running out. He's escaped a Texas prison for the second time (risking life imprisonment if caught) to make it back to his wife and son. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, manhunt, injustice, family relations, dishonesty, life is a bitch, chases and races, law enforcement, confined, obsessive quest, fugitives ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, alabama, mexico, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Race Against Time (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a man faces surmounting bills for his dying son's hospital stay, he enters into an agreement to sell his body for organ transplants to pay the bills. However, when he is advised that the doctors want to claim his organs immediately, he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, on the run, danger, deadly, rivalry, chase, race against time, fugitives, self sacrifice, father son relationship, organ donation, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 146
The Manhunt (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man buys two horses at an Arizona race track but fails to get a receipt. Later, when riding across the land of a rancher named Robeson, he's accused of stealing the two horses. Unable to prove ownership, the young man is then sentenced ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, chase, dishonesty, heroes, partners, law enforcement, adventure, on the run, crimes, protagonist as suspect, fugitives, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 8K
The Yakuza (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, intense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, kidnapping, gangsters, mafia, neo noir, crime, crimes, friendship, culture clash, rescue, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, kyoto japan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 15K
Judgment Night (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While racing to a boxing match, Frank, Mike, John and Rey get more than they bargained for. A wrong turn lands them directly in the path of Fallon, a vicious, wise-cracking drug lord. After accidentally witnessing Fallon murder a disloyal henchman, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, gang, on the run, friendship, one night, crime gone awry, chases and races, crime, crimes, law enforcement, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, cuba, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Bullet Train (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 152 min.
Story: One of the Japanese Shinkansen “Bullet Trains” is threatened with a bomb that will explode automatically if the train slows below 80 km/h, unless a ransom is paid. Police race to find the bombers and to learn how to defuse the bomb.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, runaway train, hijacking, train, speed, mastermind, grudge, chaos and mayhem, confined, deadly, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 2K
Dog Bite Dog (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young Cambodian man who has been trained to fight for money in his country is hired to kill someone in Hong Kong. He performs the hit and then flees from Hong Kong police, who are wrestling with internal problems of a model cop and his son, who is ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: chase, martial arts, vengeance, hitman, crimes, on the run, law enforcement, crime, life is a bitch, good versus evil, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 2K
9 Souls (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After discovering a hole in their crowded cell, nine prisoners escape their confinement to track down the key of the universe, which a fellow prisoner known as the Counterfeit King said he had hidden.
Style: realistic, serious, surreal, offbeat
Plot: on the run, escape, prison, treasure hunt, criminal heroes, crimes, misfit, social misfits, society, friendship, chase, escaped convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Figures in a Landscape (1970)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two escaped convicts (Robert Shaw and Malcolm McDowell) are on the run in an unnamed Latin American country. But everywhere they go, they are followed and hounded by a menacing black helicopter.
Style: cult film
Plot: chase, convict, on the run, escaped prisoner, night, escape, beach, murder, hands tied behind back, rainstorm, arizona desert, wristwatch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Jackson County Jail (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is a powerful drama about a young woman who stumbles into a nightmare land of hijacking and humiliation while driving cross-country from California to New York.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, escape, prison, injustice, on the road, police corruption, chase, roadblock, hitchhiker, psychotic, car theft, cross country trip ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 786
Shock (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martin Terrier wants to quit his job as a hired hitman, but his organized crime employers are unwilling to see him turned out to pasture, Terrier knows too much, and he is still useful to the organization. He escapes to the countryside where he ...
Plot: barefoot woman, hostage, shot to death, chicken farm, male female relationship, farm, hitman, violence, escape, murder, death, revenge ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Nirnayam (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Dr. Roy (Mohanlal) is a surgeon who works in a private hospital. He falls in love with his colleague Dr. Annie (Heera Rajgopal). When Annie discovers a frightening organ-smuggling operation in her hospital, it proves to be a turning point in the ...
Plot: runaway, murder, bus, hospital, escape, doctor, false accusation, on the run, prison bus, organ harvesting, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Next Three Days (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder. Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. It seems she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: false accusation, family relations, life turned upside down, injustice, confined, danger, daring rescue, crimes, escape, escapades, life is a bitch, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, canada, venezuela, haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Heaven's Burning (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Sydney, the newly married Midori is honeymooning with her husband, Yukio. She does not love him and fakes her own kidnapping to escape the marriage. Her lover is supposed to meet her, but fails to appear. She goes to a bank to get some cash, only ...
Style: exciting, dark humor, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the run, hostage, bank, chase, kidnapping, vengeance, motorcycle, love, gangsters, hostages, confined, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, japan, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 185
Golgo 13 (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, Iran
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Live-action adaptation of the hit manga. Golgo 13, also known by the pseudonym Duke Togo, is a professional assassin. His age and birthplace are unknown and there is no consensus in the worldwide intelligence community as to his true identity. Most ...
Style: suspense
Plot: killer, yakuza, gun, shooting, death, violence, professional killer, assassin, murder, rifle
Place: hong kong, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Raymond Lembecke (Vincent Gallo) is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago (Rod Steiger). (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, on the road, prison, heist, crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, robbery, chase, on the run, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Kansas (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A drifter becomes both a bank robber and a hero in this crime thriller. Andrew McCarthy stars as Wade Corey, who hitches a ride on a freight train already occupied by Doyle Kennedy (Matt Dillon), a charming ex-con who convinces Wade to accompany him ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, bank, heist, master criminal, chases and races, rescue, crimes, unlikely criminals, fugitives, gang, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
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Thunder (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A native America named Thunder returns home only to find that his ancestral burial ground is being destroyed by construction workers. He tries to put a stop to it, but the law is not only not on his side, but he is banished from town, beaten up, and ...
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, fight, explosion, native american, police brutality, cemetery, sheriff, gunfight, blood, new mexico desert, arizona territory ...
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 818
Dog Day (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dog Day is a 1984 film starring Lee Marvin. A criminal shows up at a farmhouse with the law on his heels and several million dollars in his possession. The supporting cast includes Tina Louise and Juliette Mills. The movie was directed by Yves ...
Style: witty, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farm, on the run, lovers on the run, gangsters, crime gone awry, deadly, chases and races, bounty hunter, chase, fish out of water, looking for sex, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Night of the Juggler (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex New York cop is desperate to find his kidnapped daughter.
Plot: ransom, child abduction, corrupt cop, manhunt, chase, exploitation, murder, psychopath, neo noir, kidnapping, death, police ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 3K
Switch (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Montreal, the unemployed fashion designer Sophie Malaterre is shown a website, switch.com, where it is possible to switch houses with a stranger for vacation. Sophie seeks an apartment in Paris nearby the Eiffel Tower that belongs to Bénédicte ...
Style: mind bending, exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: mistaken identity, murder, chase, investigation, on the run, crimes, police investigation, woman in danger, false accusation, cons and scams, life is a bitch, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Deep Dark Canyon (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bloom Towne is a small-town sheriff under the thumb of the well-established, deeply influential Mayor Dick Cavanaugh's family. When Bloom's two teenage sons, Nate and Skylar accidentally shoot and kill Dick during a deer-hunt, Bloom's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: manhunt, chase, on the run, parents and children, small town, graphic violence, in the woods, crimes, murder, revenge, brother brother relationship, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two lovers, Mary and Larry, in their Dodge Charger are chased by the police after robbing a grocery store.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, robbery, mechanic, partners, law enforcement, buddies, race against time, store, car chase, police, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%